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Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a psychiatric condition characterized by depressed mood or anhedonia (significant loss of interest or pleasure). The condition affects more than 15.7 million adults and approximately 3 million adolescents (aged 13 to 17 years) in the USA each year.
Canadians with a history of drug dependence more likely to have mental illness, finds study

Canadians with a history of drug dependence more likely to have mental illness, finds study

Study: 57.8% of healthcare professionals suffered mental disorders during COVID-19 first wave

Study: 57.8% of healthcare professionals suffered mental disorders during COVID-19 first wave

Many coal miners suffering from black lung disease struggle with mental-health issues

Many coal miners suffering from black lung disease struggle with mental-health issues

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

Study reveals the interplay between proteins that control the body's stress response

Study reveals the interplay between proteins that control the body's stress response

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

UIC discovery may lead to new treatments for alcohol use disorder and depression

Waking up just one hour earlier can reduce risk of major depression, indicates study

Waking up just one hour earlier can reduce risk of major depression, indicates study

Genomic study identifies marked differences between two halves of the hippocampus

Genomic study identifies marked differences between two halves of the hippocampus

Scientists identify many new gene variants that increase risk for depression

Scientists identify many new gene variants that increase risk for depression

Smart device-based electronic platform can continuously monitor mental health

Smart device-based electronic platform can continuously monitor mental health

No-cancel culture: How telehealth is making it easier to keep that therapy session

No-cancel culture: How telehealth is making it easier to keep that therapy session

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

Study: Wisdom and loneliness can influence the gut microbial diversity

Genetic study identifies sex-dependent differences in major psychiatric disorders

Genetic study identifies sex-dependent differences in major psychiatric disorders

FAIR Health study highlights the impact of COVID-19 on pediatric mental health

FAIR Health study highlights the impact of COVID-19 on pediatric mental health

New California law makes it easier to get care for mental health and substance abuse

New California law makes it easier to get care for mental health and substance abuse